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Respecting the Difference: An Aboriginal Cultural Training Framework for NSW Health

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2011_069

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Personnel/Workforce - Learning and Development

Summary
The Aboriginal Cultural Training Framework: Respecting the Difference (the Framework) will assist increasing cultural competencies and therefore promote greater understanding of the processes and protocols for delivering health services to Aboriginal people.

To significantly improve the health status of Aboriginal people and reverse the impact of racism, there is an immediate need for organisations to provide more respectful, responsive and culturally sensitive services. It's everyone's responsibility to get involved in changing organisational culture.

Date of Publication: 01 November 2011

Replaces:

  • Respecting the Difference - An Aboriginal Cultural Training Framework for NSW Health [PD2011_053]
Author Branch: Workforce Development and Innovation

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Speciality Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, Dental Schools and Clinics, NSW Ambulance Service, Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: All NSW Health staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, Health Associations Unions, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 01 November 2016

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 03/83654-5

Status: Active

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